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1The ship in which Noah, his family, and the animals were saved from the Flood, according to the biblical account (Genesis 6–8)
2A small bivalve mollusk with a boat-shaped shell, found in the Mediterranean and off the Atlantic coasts of Africa and southern Europe.See also ark
Noah's ark/ˈˌnōəz ˈärk/
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